Historical gems from the @latimes archives.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower died 44 years ago today, on March 28, 1969. This is the front page of the L.A. Times from the following day.
Nikita Khrushchev became the premier of the Soviet Union 55 years ago today (March 27, 1958). This article was published in The Times March 30.
This review of a Bob Marley concert appeared in @latimes on July 24, 1978.
This article on the Montgomery Bus Boycott that appeared in @latimes on Dec. 7, 1955.
An L.A. Times article on George Harrison from Aug. 4, 1967. Ravi Shankar figures prominently.
On Dec. 12, 1912 (the last 12-12-12), missionaries shocked over smoking women made the front page of the L.A. Times.
R.I.P. Ravi Shankar, who died today at age 92. This article appeared in @latimes on Jan. 20, 1967.
The Times' A1 from December 8, 1941, reporting on the attack on Pearl Harbor the previous day.
The Washington Monument was completed on Dec. 6, 1884, and had its dedication the following February. This AP story ran in The Times on Feb. 22, 1885.
131 years ago today, @latimes published its first edition. Here's our front page from Dec. 4, 1881:
86 years ago today, evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappeared from L.A.'s Venice Beach and was feared drowned
Bob Marley died 31 years ago today. Here's an appreciation written by then-Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn:
72 years ago, Winston Churchill became Great Britain's prime minister. Our front page from the following day:
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